Poetic Devices

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This type of poem tells a story with characters, a conflict, and a plot.
Life is like a box of chocolates.
Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey. Hey.
That guy's a beast.
How many lines does a sonnet have?
Sally sells seashells by the seashore.
We know that ballads are song-like narratives with simple rhyme, steady rhythm, and a(n) ________________________, usually focusing on love or death.
The tide rises by the lighthouse.
The dish ran away with the spoon.
This type of poem expresses the thoughts and feelings of the poet.
Besides being exceptionally long, what is the other requirement for a narrative poem to be an epic?
Boom!
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall//Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.
Which word is assonant with my? (buy, myth, height)
Man & Understand; Temperate & Date
I dumped my drink in the sink.
The brilliant stars dotted the pitch black of the midnight sky.
shall I comPARE thee TO a SUMmer DAY?
A _______________________, like 'Oh Captain, My Captain,' is a comparison that runs throughout the entire poem.
Which word is alliterative with kicker? (refund, chorus, cheese)

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Created Jan 30, 2012ReportNominate
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